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This Revolutionary Device Converts Plastic Into Edible Mushrooms

By |2019-04-01T16:41:36+03:00April 6th, 2015|Categories: Science & Technology|Tags: , |

A team of researchers in Europe have created a prototype device called "The Fungi Mu tarium" which uses fungi to safely break down plastic and replace it with edible mushrooms. The research team is comprised of two Vienna-based industrial designers and a number of researchers at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The device that they created harnesses the natural cleansing and purifying power of fungi, and creates a condition where the fungi can easily break down and absorb the trash, replacing it with more fungi. The device

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The Truth About Plastic – Infographic

By |2019-04-20T17:21:29+03:00April 4th, 2015|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Plastic — can you imagine a day without it? It has come to be a component of nearly everything we buy and use, it seems. On the one hand, plastic has made things possible that might not have been possible. On the other hand, there are a few major problems (at least) with its widespread use: It lasts longer than we can adequately comprehend. It causes harm to countless animals and fish that try to consume it or get entangled in it. Much of it

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